Edith Stein’s story appears ripe for appropriation as a cudgel with which to beat traditional ideas regarding God, politics, and sex. But she chose an approach other than resentment and anger.
By acknowledging the value of labor, Pope Pius XII sought to provide the world an important counter-balance to an ascendant communism that held sway across much of the world.
Contrary to what we’ve been told, there are other ways besides an atomistic drive for power and affluence to exemplify feminine strength and virtue.
As attacks on Chris Pratt, Karen Pence, and the Gaines family become commonplace, Christians must remember to stand tall and affirm their faith in Christ.
The saint’s life and demeanor speaks uncomfortable truths about many modern issues, from Islam to outrage culture to the horrors of slavery.
For millennia, people have ventured into the desert because it is a place of silence and emptiness, where man can be alone with God.
Ours is no era of new enlightenment––the church, and Jesus himself, have been empowering and uplifting Christian women for years.
The relationship between Europeans and the indigenous American peoples is often not reducible to the simplistic paradigm of aggressive colonizer and peaceful natives.
Like any good mother, Monica did not let her child’s stubbornness, stupidity, or blatant sin obscure her love for him.
Most Americans’ knowledge of Our Lady of Guadalupe probably extends to recognizing the famous image of Mary, often found in the homes and businesses of many Mexican-Americans.
The most famous holiday on my mother’s side features green beer, public intoxication, forced affection from strangers, and a customary meal that smells unpleasant.
Time has eschewed the history of the holiday’s namesake in favor of joyful chances to make elaborate and often costly proclamations of love and devotion.
Saints and sinners, persecution and martyrs, corruption and redemption—William J. Bennett’s new history of Christianity, ‘Tried By Fire,’ tells the story of the church in all its challenging glory.
Valentine’s Day presents an opportunity to discuss far more important things than bad poems and candy. Here are some ideas.
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